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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (20): jeb244598.
Published: 14 October 2022
... arboreal niches were more effective in slowing and redirecting descent compared with other salamanders. Aneides vagrans and the closely related Aneides lugubris consistently engaged in parachuting and gliding when falling; their trajectories were very steep, but were sufficiently angled to enable contact...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (10): 1835–1847.
Published: 15 May 2005
.... * Author for correspondence (e-mail: [email protected] ) 9 3 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 snake gliding parachuting performance kinematics behavior scaling Chrysopelea paradisi Chrysopelea ornata Gliding flight in snakes...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (16): 2469–2477.
Published: 15 August 2002
...Richard L. Essner, Jr SUMMARY Leaping, parachuting and gliding are the primary means by which arboreal squirrels negotiate gaps in the canopy. There are notable differences among the three locomotor modes with respect to mid-air postures and aerodynamics,yet it is unclear whether variation should...